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U.S. Government Funds Obligated for Anti-Trafficking in Persons Projects, Fiscal Year 2007  
Released by the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
February 2008

U.S. Government Funds Obligated in Fiscal Year 2007 for Anti-Trafficking in Persons Projects

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The U.S. Government has spent over $528 million to combat trafficking in persons (TIP) internationally since fiscal year 2001. In fiscal year 2007, the U.S. Government supported 180 international anti-trafficking programs, totaling approximately $79 million and benefiting over 90 countries. An additional $23 million supported domestic projects in fiscal year 2007.

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FUNDING (i.e., who? USAID, DOS/GTIP, DOS/PRM, DOS/EUR, ...etc) REGION (AF, WHA, EAP, NEA, SCA, EUR) COUNTRY RECIPIENT SUB-GRANTEE or CONTRACTEE Prevention - Awareness Protection - Services Prosecution - Law Enforcement Research & Data Collection BRIEF PROJECT DESCRIPTION AMOUNT FUNDING SOURCE (INCLE, ESF, DA, MRA, …etc) FISCAL YEAR of FUNDS FY XXXX
DOS/GTIP AF AF Region (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa) International Organization for Migration (IOM)   X X   X IOM’s project will gather information on male trafficking patterns between East Africa and South Africa, analyze the impact of the elevated construction demands in South Africa in advance of the 2010 World Cup, and examine the relationship among trafficking, smuggling, and migration. This project will provide the U.S. and the governments of Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique, and South Africa with information concerning the modes and routes of transport, the forms of exploitation, the specific vulnerabilities of the source communities, and recommendations for prevention and protection. The information will also be useful for the Trafficking in Persons Report. $200,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP AF Cameroon American Bar Association (ABA)       X   ABA Africa will use its base in Nigeria to support criminal justice reform in Cameroon, including providing investigative and prosecutorial training. ABA specifically plans a holistic approach towards training, and will involve judges, police, immigration and board police, and TIP Unit police officers. ABA will also provide approximately $10,000 for equipment such as a fingerprint machine, hand-held radios, computers, and cameras. $200,000 ESF 2006
USAID AF DRC UNICEF Cooperazione Internationale X X     Continued support to reintegrate abductees and survivors of sexual violence and, as a deterrence measure, to sensitize demobilized ex-combatants to the negative effects of gender-based violence. $520,000 DA 2007
DOS/GTIP AF Gabon Department of Justice (DOJ)/International Criminal Investigative Assistance Training Program (ICITAP)       X   DOJ-ICITAP will provide training, technical assistance, and material support to help form an anti-TIP unit with the Gabonese National Gendarmerie and to reinforce the anti-TIP capacity of the Gabonese National Police. ICITAP will work with senior police officials on policy development, senior management training, and standard operating procedures to address victim transit routes. Approximately $15,000 worth of equipment will be donated to assist anti-TIP efforts, such as a computer, scanner, typewriter, fax, and handcuffs. $200,000 INCLE 2006
DOS/GTIP AF Gambia, The Department of Justice (DOJ)/International Criminal Investigative Assistance Training Program (ICITAP)       X   This project will consist of training for law enforcement officers and members of the judiciary, with a focus on identifying and investigating trafficking crimes, treatment of victims/witnesses, preserving evidence, and cooperation with NGOs. Three months following the conclusion of the training sessions, ICITAP consultants will return to assist Gambian officials who are working on trafficking cases. After an additional six months, an assessment will be conducted on the impact and success of the project. $125,000 ESF 2006
DOS/PRM AF Ghana IOM     X   X Continuation of a project providing assistance to children trafficked to work in fisheries. Program activities include counseling, transportation, family tracing and reunification for child victims, including reintegration assistance in province/country of origin. $100,000 MRA 2007
DOS/GTIP AF Guinea International Organization for Migration       X   IOM will support the development of a legislative base for effective investigation and prosecution of trafficking. This work will consist of two main activities: (1) an assessment of TIP trends and laws through information-gathering from the government, researchers, migration experts, and other stakeholders; and (2) designing a training curriculum for law enforcement officials that includes legal information, local resources, and sensitizes participants on issues regarding general human rights, having a gender- and child-sensitive perspective, and understanding the difference between smuggling and trafficking. Two training sessions are planned for each of the 7 administrative regions, as well as Conakry. $100,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP AF Guinea Islamic Association in Population Development   X       This organization will work with the network of Islamic Associations to develop training modules and manuals, and to assist in the training of Islamic religious leaders in five regional capitals. An additional activity is a door-to-door public awareness campaign, and working with Muslim Councils to spread “respect for human dignity” anti-TIP messages. $16,500 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP AF Kenya American Bar Association (ABA)       X   The ABA will build on itslong-standing relationship with the Kenyan Police Force to train justice officials on such issues as; cross-border trafficking; identification of victims; appropriate and sensitive interviewing techniques; and building a case within the current legislative framework that will lead to the successful prosecution and adjudication of traffickers. A train-the-trainer format will be used to allow the information and techniques are shared with colleagues throughout the country. The ABA will closely coordinate with ICITAP, another G/TIP-funded organization in Kenya, to ensure that trainings of law enforcement officers and prosecutors are complementary and, where possible, conducted together for maximum impact. $68,000 INCLE 2005
DOS/GTIP AF Kenya American Center for International Labor Solidarity (ACILS)   X X     In partnership with local Kenyan faith based organizations (FBOs) and labor unions in key high-risk sectors, the Solidarity Center will coordinate, support, mentor and build the capacity of local partners in Mombasa to provide vital protection services to trafficking victims, reduce the vulnerability of high-risk groups to trafficking, and increase the coordination between service providers, other counter trafficking civil society organizations, and local law enforcement and government officials. $300,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP AF Liberia World Hope International   X X     This project is a continuation of a project funded in FY2005 in Sierra Leone and Liberia that aims to expand anti-trafficking education and public awareness and provide support to victims of trafficking. Activities to be conducted under this continuation project are: (1) conducting 48 educational round tables; (2) producing and participating in anti-trafficking radio and drama programs; (3) establishing village parent groups, and linking these groups with area law enforcement; (4) coordinating a service provider network; and (5) preparing emergency survival kits for victims. $294,700 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP AF Madagascar Department of Justice (DOJ)/International Criminal Investigative Assistance Training Program (ICITAP)       X   This program will increase the capacity of the Government of Madagascar to effectively fight child sexual exploitation. ICITAP will: (1) conduct a needs assessment of the police and criminal justice situation with regard to child sexual exploitation; (2) develop an inter-agency, multi-disciplinary course on child sexual exploitation; (3) assist the GOM to develop self-sustaining multi-disciplinary training programs for investigators, prosecutors, victim/witness specialists, community leaders, and local NGOs; (4) help the GOM create four regional task forces in high-risk locations with a concentration of tourist, as well as provide additional training and technical assistance to the task forces; and (5) assist the GOM to develop standard policies and procedures to improve enforcement capabilities. ICITAP will work in concert with OPDAT on this initiative. $339,750 INCLE 2006
USAID AF Nigeria ABA     X X   Funding will upgrade Nigeria's National Agency for the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) database; build capacity to detect, investigate and prosecute traffickers; and, provide vocational training for victims of trafficking. $730,000 DA 2007
DOS/GTIP AF Nigeria Department of Justice (DOJ)/International Criminal Investigative Assistance Training Program (ICITAP)       X   ICITAP will work in coordination with the USAID-funded ABA Nigeria to train the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Police Unit (NAPTIP) to combat trafficking. ICITAP will provide technical assistance to the NAPTIP senior officers and investigators on police skills, victim assistance/rescue and identification, as well as evidence collection and police-prosecutorial relationships. OPDAT will provide assistance to ICITAP and the ABA through its Department of State-funded legal advisor on corruption. $125,000 ESF 2006
DOS/PRM AF SADC Region IOM   X X   X Continuation of a regional program of prevention, capacity-building, and victims' assistance in the SADC region. This project also supports related activities of the Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa (MIDSA). $110,000 MRA 2007
DOS/GTIP AF Senegal Department of Justice (DOJ)/International Criminal Investigative Assistance Training Program (ICITAP)       X   The purpose of this project is to reinforce the police unit dedicated to investigating and prosecuting human trafficking cases in Senegal. ICITAP will work with the police to create a two-day training that provides a general overview on TIP that can be offered to law enforcement officers in all agencies. ICITAP will also provide direct support to investigators working on TIP cases. An additional focus will be to develop standard operating procedures for investigating and dismantling organized TIP rings. $200,000 INCLE 2006
DOS/GTIP AF Sierra Leone Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)         X CVT will work in Freetown and Koidu, to build: knowledge of effects of TIP and related human rights abuses on individuals and communities, and mental health and mental health services; specialized capacity within Sierra Leonean institutions to broaden knowledge of mental health and skills in treating TIP; mental health and trauma treatment skills through ongoing intensive training of Psychosocial Counselors (PSCs); and provision of direct mental health counseling services to survivors of trafficking. CVT expects to provide intensive training to 16 psychosocial counselors and individual or group counseling to 540 victims. $300,000 ESF 2006
USAID AF South Africa IOM     X   X Capacity building for a network of non-governmental organizations that offer assistance to trafficking victims and support for research on internal trafficking in South Africa. $250,000 DA 2007
DOS/GTIP AF South Africa United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)     X X X This project will strengthen the technical and legal capacity of the drafting national authorities of SADC Member States in the ratification and domestication of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children. The focus will be on harmonizing relevant legislation across the region to ensure more effective cooperation. The activities to be conducted are: (1) carrying out in-depth national legal assessments in each country; (2) providing regular legal advice for law commissions/drafting commissions in at least eight SADC Member States; (3) supporting the establishment and capacity-building of specialized national institutional units which will serve as authorities in charge of international cooperation issues; (4) supporting the drafting of national policy, such as national action programs against TIP in at least eight SADC Member States; and (5) developing training tools, such as manuals for police, prosecutors, and judges, to assist them in applying the newly adopted legislation. $272,350 ESF 2006
DOL/ILAB AF Togo ILO-IPEC   X X     This project will target a minimum of 8,600 children for withdrawal and prevention from the worst forms of child labor, including trafficking in persons. The project will support the Togolese Government’s National Plan of Action on Child Abuse, Child Labor, and Child Trafficking, by engaging in one or more of the following activities: strengthening border controls; conducting awareness-raising campaigns; and establishing community structures for prevention of child trafficking and reintegration of trafficked children. It will also support efforts to implement multilateral agreements and plans of action to combat trafficking in the West and Central Africa regions by providing assistance on one or more of the following activities: 1) establishing a child trafficking monitoring system; 2) ensuring that birth certificates and travel identity documents cannot easily be falsified or altered; 3) providing assistance to other West and Central African governments in the investigation, arrest and prosecution of trafficking offenders; 4) protecting, rehabilitating, and reintegrating trafficked children; and 5) improving educational systems, vocational training, and apprenticeships. $5,000,000 DOL FY07 Appropriations 2007
USAID AF Uganda IRC, UNICEF   X X     Continued community prevention and protection programs in Karaja and other districts provide care and protection for returnees from the Lord's Resistance Army. Funding also supports advocacy for legislative reform. $500,000 DA 2007
DOS/GTIP AF Uganda Department of Justice (DOJ)/International Criminal Investigative Assistance Training Program (ICITAP)       X   ICITAP will provide training and technical assistance to Criminal Investigation Division (CID) investigators of the Uganda Police Force (UPF) in the six districts most impacted by human trafficking: Kampala, Busia, Arua, Kalangala, Mbale, and Mbarara. ICITAP will seek to coordinate training activities with the UPF’s Child and Family Protection Unit, and conduct public awareness and outreach assistance through UPF’s pre-established community policing vehicles. $500,000 ESF 2006
DOS/PRM AF Uganda/DRC IOM   X X   X This new project aims to address the urgent needs of a group of Congolese women and their children, stranded in IDP camps and suburban areas in conflict-affected Northern Uganda. Most of these trafficking victims were abducted by soldiers of the Ugandan People Defense Force (UPDF) in the DRC at the time of the conflict. They were flown to Uganda by military planes, without any travel or identification papers, and many were kept in UPDF military compounds, with little freedom of movement. This project will provide assistance to Congolese women and their children who want to return to their home communities in the DRC and will provide them with a small reintegration package. IOM will also include some awareness-raising activities among government authorities and civil society to help identify these TIP victims, and reduce stigmatization and marginalization of the Congolese women and other vulnerable individuals. $380,000 $100,000 MRA + $280,000 Supplemental = $380,000 2007
DOS/PRM AF West Africa IOM   X X     The project is designed to provide West African trafficked children protection, shelter, medical and psychosocial assistance, and return transportation and reintegration assistance in their province/neighboring country of origin. The project also includes a capacity building components, such as training for relevant Government officials and service delivery organizations of the countries covered by the project (Burkina Faso, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Niger and Senegal) to enable them to improve their responses to victims of trafficking, using international standards and best practices, and improving cooperation amongst them. IOM produced a short documentary on child trafficking in Western Africa which was widely distributed to broadcasters, NGOs and participating governments. Initially slow to get of the ground, this project successfully returned 144 West African children victims of trafficking in 2006. Proposed activities also include the development of a referral system, by organizing a training workshop for local NGO assistance providers and civil society, well as provide assistance to victims who choose to return to their communities of origin, and offer tailored reintegration assistance to help prevent re-trafficking. $300,000 MRA 2007
DOL/ILAB AF Zambia Jesus Cares Ministry   X X     With FY2007 funds, $75,000 was added to an existing project combating the worst forms of child labor in Zambia. The original project targeted children involved in child prostitution and those earning a living on the streets. $74,968 DOL FY07 Appropriations 2007
DOS/GTIP AF Zambia International Organization for Migration (IOM)   X   X   IOM will conduct capacity-building activities to make Zambia’s efforts to combat trafficking both independent and sustainable. The three main program activities are: (1) training workshops for law enforcement agencies, which will include a series of one- and two-day workshops to be held in the country’s eight provinces; (2) develop a national learning standard on the issue of trafficking in conjunction with the Government of Zambia and Interpol/SARPCCO, which will include training curricula on TIP for the Ministries of Home Affairs and Legal Affairs; and (3) provide legal and strategic support to assist GOZ to draft anti-trafficking legislation and a national, multi-year counter-trafficking strategy. $200,000 INCLE 2006
DOS/GTIP EAP Burma Save the Children   X X X   Save the Children will work in four townships of Mandalay State to develop community-based child protection systems, focused on prevention to assist trafficked children returning through the repatriation process, in-country migrant children, children in prostitution, and children of migrant workers who have left them alone. Project includes working with NGOs, community-based organizations; conducting awareness campaigns on trafficking, children’s rights, and child protection; and developing protection and reintegration procedures for trafficked children. $99,700 ESF 2006
USAID EAP Cambodia TAF Health Care for children, Cambodian Center for the protection of Child Rights, Rural Development Association, World Hope International Legal support for Children and Women and Center for Social Development X X X X Strengthen the joint efforts of government and civil society to combat human trafficking through establishment of a National Task Force, improved coordination, enhanced victim care and improved access to justice $1,300,000 DA 2006
USAID EAP Cambodia TAF     X     Pilot shelter program as required by TVPRA 2005 (funding from EGAT/WID) $300,000 DA 2007
DOS/GTIP EAP Cambodia Department of Justice (DOJ)/Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT)       X   DOJ will provided training to prosecutors, judges, and court officials on trafficking cases, how to work with victims, and various charges that may be levied against traffickers, brothel owners, or exploitative employers. $200,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP EAP Cambodia Mith Samlanh   X X     Mith Samlanh will work with at-risk youth to provide information regarding safe migration; provide support to street children located in Phnom Penh at-risk of trafficking, as assist with the reintegration of at-risk youth by setting up an outreach network to source provinces. $129,550 ESF 2006
DOS/PRM EAP Cambodia IOM   X X   X Continued support for protection, return transportation and reintegration assistance to TIP victims; preventive education campaign through Cambodian government schools; Poipet Transit Center support; and prevention and assistance components for cross-border trafficking with Vietnam. $200,000 MRA 2007
DOS/GTIP EAP EAP Region (China, Mongolia, Vietnam) International Labor Organization (ILO)   X   X   ILO will work with employers’ groups in China, Mongolia, and Vietnam to enhance their understanding of forced labor and develop codes of practice that will include forced labor monitoring benchmarks; conducting a public awareness campaign; training for law enforcement officials – particularly labor inspectors; and adapting the code of practice for recruitment agencies sending workers abroad. $200,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP EAP East Timor International Organization for Migration (IOM) Alola Foundation X   X   The proposed project will: 1) develop and implement a broad awareness-raising campaign also targeting at-risk Timorese populations and their protective social networks; 2) conduct training and awareness-raising activities for police, lawyers, judiciary, NGO and Dili-based embassy staff and Timorese consular officers, members of Suco Councils and other relevant Government staff; and 3) transfer skills of IOM staff to Alola Foundation staff through a scheme of mentoring, close coordination, and joint planning. $149,500 INCLE 2006
USAID EAP Indonesia ACILS/ICMC   X X     Assistance to the GOI at national and selected local levels to develop and implement policies and procedures to fight trafficking. $455,000 ESF 2006
DOL/ILAB EAP Indonesia ILO-IPEC   X X     The project is in support of the second phase of the National Plan of Action to Eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labor. The project proposes to provide a mix of formal education, non-formal education, and skills training interventions to 22,000 child beneficiaries in or at-risk of exploitive child labor. ILO-IPEC proposes to withdraw and prevent children from exploitive labor in domestic labor, on plantations (agriculture), trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation, and as street children. In addition, the project will assist the government in raising awareness of and implementing the new anti-trafficking law as it pertains to child trafficking. $5,550,000 DOL FY07 Appropriations 2007
DOS/GTIP EAP Indonesia American Center for International Law Solidarity (ACILS) and International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC)   X X     ACILS and ICMC will work to mobilize government and civil society in an underrepresented are of eastern Indonesia/Papua and support local non-governmental organizations in raising awareness, building capacity, and providing assistance. $400,000 INCLE 2006
DOS/GTIP EAP Indonesia Department of Justice (DOJ)/Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT)       X   In Sumatra, DOJ will provide training on trafficking prosecutions, including case development, case management, victim witness suspect interviewing techniques and courtroom skills. $233,200 INCLE 2006
DOS/GTIP EAP Indonesia The Asia Foundation (TAF)     X X   TAF will focus its activities on communities in West and East Java to support and upgrade safe houses and enhance coordination between civil society, local government and law enforcement. $200,000 ESF 2006
DOS/PRM EAP Indonesia IOM   X X   X Continued support for activities initiated under POTUS initiative to provide protection, international and internal return transportation, medical and psycho-social care and reintegration assistance to TIP victims; capacity-building for Indonesian service-providers, including government services. IOM developed an extensive network of assistance for TIP victims in Indonesia through partnerships with government. It successfully partnered with police hospitals to provide special wings for trafficking victims in need of medical assistance. Since the beginning of the project in March 2005, IOM assisted over 2,000 victims, far exceeding its target number of beneficiaries for this project. In addition, IOM identified several hundred victims deported by Malaysia at the land border with Indonesia. $554,000 MRA 2007
DOS/GTIP EAP Laos World Vision   X       World Vision will work collaboratively with the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare to create the Voices for Victims Network, which will train former victims of trafficking to advise and educate potential migrants on safe migration, creating a network that will extend from village committees to schools to migration hubs in Laos and Thailand. The project will: (1) provide a grassroots, trusted source of information for migrants and access to resources along their migration route in order to reduce vulnerability to trafficking; and (2) train and mentor Lao government workers at local, provincial, and national levels, to support anti-trafficking efforts. $300,000 ESF 2006
DOS/PRM EAP Laos IOM   X X   X This project provides reception, recovery, and reintegration assistance for victims of trafficking in Laos, expanding activities carried out under the regional Mekong project. Out of the 2000 victims assisted by the Mekong region program, over 800 were from Laos. This builds on prior year PRM-funded activities such as the development and signing of an MOU between Thailand and Laos on bilateral cooperation for the elimination of trafficking and on the facilitation of returns for trafficked victims. With the establishment of IOM office in Vientiane in April 2007, IOM is now in a better position to monitor the returns of trafficked victims, and to improve reintegration assistance packages. $110,000 MRA 2007
DOS/PRM EAP Mekong Region (Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, China/Sunnan Province) IOM     X   X This project facilitates return and reintegration assistance for victims trafficked between countries of the Mekong region (Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Burma, and the Yunnan province in China.) Over the past year, IOM assisted 104 victims trafficked to Thailand. With this program, children identified in detention centers are taken to Thai government-run orphanages while awaiting repatriation. This project supports return and reintegration activities, and IOM’s work with countries in the region to institutionalize procedures on returns of TIP victims. $292,000 MRA 2007
DOS/ECA EAP Mongolia Ms. Unurtsetseg Tsedev IIE - Humphrey Program X X     Focus on policy analysis, human trafficking and sexual exploitation of children in order to improve effectiveness in trafficking prevention, law enforcement, and victim protection. $65,000 ECA Base 2007
DOS/GTIP EAP Mongolia The Asia Foundation (TAF)   X X X   TAF will work to enhance Mongolia's nascent anti-trafficking efforts by building local counterpart capacity to assist victim, by strengthening legislation and relevant government agencies charged with combating trafficking and corruption, and by supporting local civil society institutions to provide rehabilitation and reintegration of victims. TAF will work with civil society to develop and expand service to victims of TIP. It will convene an anti-TIP working group to take a leading role in building institutional capacity and strength in relevant government agencies through workshops, seminars, and conferences for judges, prosecutors, police, and border guards. $300,000 INCLE 2006
DOS/PRM EAP Mongolia IOM   X X   X Capacity Building and preventive activities, including the provision of return and reintegration assistance for TIP vicitms of all nationalities. Mongolia ($225,000): This project continues to support capacity-building activities for government and civil society to provide protection, return, and reintegration assistance for Mongolian and international TIP victims. Activities include meetings with government representatives, training sessions for key government and NGO players in victims’ identification and assistance, as well as information dissemination through Consulates (including one-day sessions in Macau and Erlin). IOM activities are carried out in cooperation with The Asia Foundation. $225,000 MRA 2007
USAID EAP Philippines TAF   X X   X Activities include establishment of anti-trafficking task forces at airports, research on trafficking at airports and research on implementation of the anti-trafficking law. Support for local community mobilization and media campaigns $250,000 ESF 2006
DOL/ILAB EAP Philippines An association of World Vision, Christian Children’s Fund, and the Educational Research and Development Assistance Foundation   X X     The project will contribute to the sustainable reduction of exploitive child labor in the Philippines through increased awareness, improving access to and the quality of education programs; strengthening institutions to enforce/reinforce policies for the elimination of child labor; and strengthening economic protection strategies for household beneficiaries of child laborers. The project will target 30,000 direct beneficiaries in the following sectors Agriculture, Child Domestic Workers, Commercial Sexual Exploitation, Mining/Quarrying, Scavenging, and Pyrotechnics. In addition, the project will focus on preventing the trafficking of children by targeting key sending areas, and withdrawing children who have been trafficked for the purpose of domestic work or commercial sexual exploitation. $5,500,000 DOL FY07 Appropriations 2007
DOS/ECA EAP Philippines Fulbright US Student IIE - Fulbright US Student   X   X Program Evaluation of Peer Counseling for Trafficked Individuals $13,700 ECA Base 2007
DOS/GTIP EAP Philippines American Center for International Law Solidarity (ACILS)     X X   ACILS will work to strengthen capacity among government, NGOs and community groups to combat labor trafficking; enhance cooperation among government ministries, trade unions and other NGOs; and assist in collecting documentation, building cases, encouraging rescue of trafficking victims, and providing assistance with repatriation and rehabilitation. $296,600 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP EAP Philippines The Asia Foundation (TAF) Visayn Forum X X     TAF and the Visayan Forum will expand shelter and transit center capacities in strategic airports in the Philippines; broadcast media campaigns; strengthen capacity of local NGOs and local government efforts to combat trafficking in persons. $294,350 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP EAP Philippines Verite         X A high percentage of the over one million Philippine men and women who go overseas annually to work as domestic servants or in the construction and garment industries are subjected to conditions of involuntary servitude. Verité’s project will gather information on Philippine men trafficked for these industries through interviews, focus groups—that include returned foreign contract workers –– and case studies. The project will also explore how the practices of legal recruiters and employment agents contribute to human trafficking, and provide recommendations for the Philippine government on specific interventions that will assist trafficked males. Verité also plans to hold a symposium for U.S. and Philippine government officers, NGOs, trade unions, and corporate representatives to enhance awareness and discuss policy solutions for all the relevant stakeholders. $141,400 ESF 2006
DOS/PRM EAP S.Korea IOM     X   X This new projects will be conducted by IOM/Seoul and seeks to compile information on the nature and scope of trafficking amongst North Koreans before they were resettled to safety. The results will help us better understand the vulnerabilities of North Koreans on their journey to South Korea and other safe havens. Results may also prove helpful to service providers to identify trafficking victims amongst the defectors and to help provide targeted interventions to address the specific needs of survivors of trafficking, thus helping them integrate into society most effectively. $300,000 MRA - Supplemental 2007
DOS/GTIP EAP Thailand American Center for International Labor Solidarity (ACILS)   X X     ACILS will raise awareness among Burmese migrant workers on safe migration and the prevention of trafficking in collaboration with the Federation of Trade Unions of Burma. ACILS will also establish a community radio broadcasting program from radio stations in ethnic languages. ACILS will also establish a legal aid center to provide legal counseling, translation services, referral to government and community rehabilitation services, and provide documentation in the prosecution of traffickers. ACILS will also support three ethnic trade unions and six local NGOs along the Thai-Burma border to conduct prevention activities and assist in the reintegration of victims. $304,900 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP EAP Vietnam Catholic Relief Services (CRS)   X       CRS will work to enhance local capacity to combat trafficking in two districts of Vinh Long province by supporting capacity building and training seminars of officials, supporting a media campaign, and support for at-risk families that includes economic empowerment. $185,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP EAP Vietnam International Organization for Migration (IOM)   X   X   IOM will work in six provinces in Vietnam (Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Lang Son, Quang Ninh, An Giang and Dong Thap) to increase law enforcement capacity to combat trafficking in persons. Specifically, the project will provide training for border officials to improve victim assistance and establish a victim legal assistance fund to encourage prosecution. $260,000 ESF 2006
DOS/PRM EAP Vietnam IOM   X X   X This funding supports ongoing activities, including awareness-raising through the Vietnamese Women's Unions, and on-the-job training for women at high risk of being trafficked, and returning victims. Victims of trafficking are interspersed with other participants to avoiding stigmatization. IOM secured the approval of the Vietnamese government - a key implementing partner for this project - initiated a baseline research in 3 provinces, conducted a study tour with the Women's Union to evaluate vocational training sites, and identified several businesses interested in acquiring personnel trained through this project. The project also includes the translation and delivery of all four new PRM-funded anti-trafficking training modules, to build capacity of government and NGOs. In the coming year, IOM will also undertake activities to address the problem of the trafficking of Vietnamese brides, and raise awareness on the TIP issue along the Northern border. $250,000 MRA 2007
USAID EUR Albania Terre des Hommes   X X   X The project works to reduce child trafficking through prevention (including income generation opportunities for families at risk), protection, assisted voluntary return, reintegration, coordination and ongoing monitoring of cases. $443,000 SEED 2007
USAID EUR Albania Creative Associates   X X   X Awards and manages sub grants to local actors to carry out prevention and reintegration activities. Funds all four NGO shelters for returned victims. Facilitates capacity-building/coordination of NGO and government actors. $1,480,000 SEED 2007
DOS/INL EUR Armenia Post UMCOR         The goal of the project is to strengthen local law enforcement’s capacity to respond to human trafficking issues, with an emphasis on human rights. Specifically, the project seeks to improve the identification and protection of trafficking victims through training law enforcement officials and the creation of a victims’ referral mechanism. UMCOR conducts training for the officers from the Organized Crime Bureau and the Juvenile Police. UMCOR will also produce and distribute a brochure among law enforcement personnel, explaining the law, international standards and victim assistance. Finally, UMCOR will work to establish a referral procedure that will enable law enforcement personnel to directly refer victims of trafficking to assistance NGOs. $133,985 FSA 2005
DOS/EUR EUR Azerbaijan Caspian Partnership for Future Public Union   X       CPF is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting human rights, democracy and open society in Azerbaijan. The project aims to raise awareness among orphan children about TIP and to educate them about ways to protect themselves from the threat of trafficking. Three-day trainings will be conducted for children and staff in eight orphanages located in Baku and other regions of Azerbaijan. $7,269 FSA 2006
DOS/PRM EUR Belarus IOM   X X   X Assistance for TIP victims; development of civil society role in combating trafficking; capacity-building training at the technical level. $99,998 MRA 2007
USAID EUR Belarus IOM     X X   Direct support to victim assistance and prevention work of NGOs, faith based organizations and other local groups; local NGO capacity development to provide protection and prevention services; public information campaigns on the risks of trafficking. $450,000 FSA 2007
DOS/INL EUR Bosnia DOJ/ICITAP     X X   TIP Task Forces Support and TIP Witness Protection Training $319,632 SEED 2006
DOS/EUR EUR Bulgaria Face to Face Bulgaria   X       The "Advocacy Net" project is designed to prevent human trafficking of young people in the region of the cities of Pravets, Botevgrad and Etropole by developing a sustainable peer-to-peer "advocacy net" at the high-school level. The "Advocacy Net" will raise attention to the risks of human traffic among the local youth and will teach them how to protect themselves. Together all volunteers in the Advocacy Net will operate on the principle of "Pay it forward." The project involves around 60 high-school students from 16-17 years old. $15,816 FSA 2006
DOS/IIP EUR Croatia Marianne L. Barrett; Assistant District Attorney; Office of San Francisco District Attorney.       X X Conducted workshops for judiciary in Croatia on prosecuting, investigating and making convictions in TIP cases. $11,917 SEED 2006
DOS/IIP EUR Croatia JESSICA A. GINSBURG; U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division       X X Conducted workshops for judiciary in Croatia on prosecuting, investigating and making convictions in TIP cases. $3,658 SEED 2006
DOS/GTIP EUR EUR Region (Bulgaria and Romania) Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CAT-W)       X   This project contests the increasing trend in Europe to separate prostitution and trafficking. Both Bulgaria and Romania accede to the European Union in January 2007 and are now confronting the same pressures to legalize the sex industry as other new accession countries in Europe. This proposal builds on a former CATW project implemented in 13 countries in Europe that addressed gaps in current anti-trafficking programs and policies by addressing gender equality, the demand, and the links between trafficking and prostitution. Romania will implement media trainings; conduct seminars and trainings with representatives of key state institutions; draft and promote a new law on prostitution following the Swedish model; organize networks representing various political parties in the Romanian Parliament, as well lawyers and judges, able to contribute to the proposed legislation. Bulgaria will conduct round tables to examine the obstacles to successful implementation of the Bulgarian Law for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings; hold a seminar focused on links between trafficking and prostitution with MPs, representatives of governmental institutions, local authorities and NGOs; and conduct public awareness campaigns. Finally, a public conference will be organized with Bulgarian and Romanian authorities/MPs and institutions and international experts to address legalization trends, the demand and to create future actions. $152,000 INCLE 2006
USAID EUR Georgia GYLA Georgian Young Lawyers' Association   X X     Supports the Government of Georgia in implementation of its 2007-2008 National Action Plan. Activities will increase awareness and provide protection and reintegration assistance to victims. $200,000 FSA 2006
USAID EUR Kosovo Catholic Relief Service (Local NGOs) Protect Victims Prevent Trafficking (PVPT), Kosovo Law Center (KLC), KOPF X X   X Research and public information to better enable partners to reach out to communities; monitoring and advocating for implementation of Kosovo Plan of Action to fight trafficking, assist core NGOs in providing improved victim assistance services. $188,804 SEED 2007
DOS/EUR EUR Kosovo NGO Women Wellness Center   X       The NGO aims to conduct trainings in TIP for ninth grade students at 8 high schools and 3 primary schools of the Peja, Klina, Istog and Deqan municipalities. The projects goals are to raise awareness among students, parents and society on trafficking and its consequences as well as to change attitudes towards trafficked persons. $20,819 FSA 2006
DOS/EUR EUR Macedonia Association of Women "Prestiz" Bitola   X       The project aims to provide training sessions for 60 participants from various communities of Macedonia on women's rights, sexual harassment, anti-trafficking and other related areas. The expected result is that participants will have a more viable tool in expanding anti-trafficking activities. $15,830 FSA 2006
DOS/EUR EUR Macedonia Radio Kanal 77 and NGO Sinergja   X       Radio Kanal 77 and NGO Sinergja propose a project to raise awareness among young individuals and their parents about sexual abuse and trafficking in human beings. The projects incorporates both workshops with the young people and parents, conducts a poll among them, and includes 10 radio programs in its second phase. The expected outcome is improved knowledge about sexual exploitation and trafficking in persons among the young population. $19,311 FSA 2006
DOS/INL EUR Macedonia DOJ/OPDAT     X X   Improved capacity of Macedonian Criminal Justice Sector to Combat Trafficking in Persons -This program will: (1) Assist Macedonian authorities in implementation of National Action Plan for combating trafficking in persons, and National Referral Mechanism for assisting victim-witnesses in TIP cases; (2) Assist in the implementation of recently adopted anti-trafficking laws provided for in the Macedonian Criminal Code, especially in the under-utilized sections dealing with falsification of documents, penalization of clients, and seeking of higher sentences for defendants who traffic minors; (3) Conduct three workshops to develop the ability of police and prosecutors to work proactively and cooperatively on TIP cases utilizing SIMs; (4) Conduct three workshops for groups of police, prosecutors and judges to raise awareness levels of all groups on how to deal with post-trauma stress disorders and other victim-related problems in order to avoid secondary victimization; (5) Conduct workshops in which experts provide practical advice on how to proceed in TIP cases at the pretrial and trial stages; and (6) Work in close conjunction with NGOs to conduct workshops with border police and regular police to ensure the appropriate treatment of victims, the development of a handbook in appropriate languages outlining rights of victims, and coordination with NGOs to establish shelters for internally trafficked victims and a separate shelter for children. $80,000 SEED 2006
USAID EUR Moldova Winrock International   X X     A comprehensives set of activities focused on the economic roots of trafficking and improving access for women and young girls to employment within Moldova. $756,000 FSA 2007
DOS/PRM EUR Poland and the region (includes Poland, Italy, Germany, Russian Federation, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus, Bulgaria, and the Netherlands) IOM   X X   X This project build on a prior year PRM-funded activities related to the development of best practices and standards for health and mental health practitioners involved in assisting victims of trafficking. This regional project involving sending and receiving countries, is managed by IOM/Warsaw and conducted in collaboration with local NGO partners, and will help improve access for trafficked victims to psychosocial and health services. It will enhance also the cooperation between psychologists and health service providers, through an exchange of best practices and the development of a transnational network for practitioners. $50,000 MRA 2007
USAID EUR Regional ICMPD     X X   Support establishment of comprehensive, effective and institutionalized transnational victim referral network in South East Europe. $799,990 SEED ($699,990), FSA ($100K) 2007
DOS/EUR EUR Romania Association for Promoting Women - AFI Pro-Family/Asociatia AFI Pro-Familia   X X     The project aims at strengthening the local capacity in Bistrita area for the prevention and protection of potential victims of human trafficking. The target audience consists of students of 14 high schools in Bistrita city and rural locations in the county. $18,402 FSA 2006
DOS/EUR EUR Romania Civic Rights Association/Asociatia pentru Drepturi Civice   X       The organization has identified the need to raise awareness among high school students in Arad of the dangers of human trafficking. The project is a continuation of previous activities in the area of TIP prevention in Arad and will included student teams. The project benefits from the support of Arad County Council. $2,927 FSA 2006
DOS/ECA EUR Russia Fulbright US Student IIE - Fulbright US Student     X X Prosecution of Sex Trafficking Cases in Russia $22,700 ECA Base 2007
DOS/EUR EUR Russia Social and Legal Support Service for Victims of Violence NGO   X X     The project will develop and put in place a system of focused training in domestic violence prevention and victim support for university students and young professionals including lawyers, psychologists, doctors, and social workers. The project will conduct a series of training seminars for 60 volunteers. $19,683 FSA 2006
DOS/EUR EUR Russia Women's Alliance Non-Profit Partnership (Altay Region)   X       The goal of the current project is to raise awareness of trafficking issues among the staff of law-enforcement agencies and improve their cooperation with NGOs in trafficking prevention by conducting training for representatives of law-enforcement bodies. $19,762 FSA 2006
DOS/EUR EUR Russia Women's Crisis Center (Irkutsk Oblast)   X       This project will facilitate coordination among different agencies in trafficking prevention and will conduct four region-based cycles of seminars for 80 volunteers exposing them to methods of awareness raising and dissemination of information on TIP issues. The trained volunteers will then arrange awareness raising activities in 10 participant towns. $12,152 FSA 2006
DOS/EUR EUR Russia Baikal Regional Women's Alliance "Angara" (Irkutsk Oblast)   X       The project will establish a system of preventive measures against trafficking in distant regions of Irkutsk Oblast on the premises of schools and libraries. 1000 brochures and 1000 leaflets with anti-TIP information will be published and disseminated to rural schools and libraries of 10 regions. $21,550 FSA 2006
DOS/EUR EUR Russia NGO Center for Women's Support (Smolensk and Kaliningrad Oblasts; Republic of Karelia)   X   X X The project addresses the challenges that law-enforcement officials face: low awareness of the criminal nature of trafficking and the tendency to qualify TIP cases under Criminal Code articles other than Trafficking. The project will develop training programs for law schools and universities on trafficking legislation. $23,516 FSA 2006
DOS/EUR EUR Russia NGO Women's Alliance (Chelyabinsk)   X       The project will mount a broad anti-trafficking information campaign in mass media. It will train some 40 volunteers to conduct 200 seminars in universities, schools, vocational colleges, shelters, orphanages and boarding schools. Altogether, the project hopes to reach 5,100 people with information via the seminars. $13,757 FSA 2006
DOS/EUR EUR Russia Project Kesher   X       The project will develop and run big anti-trafficking campaigns in two provincial cities: Rybinsk and Tambov. The project will conduct a seminar and training session for leaders of both cities, to be followed by a number of interactive meetings, workshops, and trainings for students, parents and teachers in each community. At least 2,000 young women and girls will receive extensive education on human trafficking in both communities. $22,940 FSA 2006
DOS/EUR EUR Russia Voluntary Org. Center for Assistance to Victims of Violence and Human Trafficking   X X X   The project will provide training to officers of Militia Squads in order to improve the human rights protection of trafficked persons and children suffering from sexual exploitation. The project will run a series of 25 seminars in the cities of Perm, Berezniki and Kungur providing general information on trafficking, sharing experience on prevention and lessons learned, elaborating practical methods of recognition of child trafficking and sexual exploitation and ways to rescue victims. $21,140 FSA 2006
DOS/GTIP EUR Russia MiraMed   X X     This project was revised to focus solely on the work of Mira Med, in accordance with extensive discussions with AID, EUR, and the Embassy. In order to provide the current informal network of rehabilitated trafficking survivors with the tools needed to grow into a well-developed, powerful, cross-regional support and advocacy coalition, Mira Med will work with trafficking survivors, NGO partners, and government agencies of Moscow Oblast to build support groups, produce a survivors’ resource website, provide on-site advocacy training at regional forums including working groups with the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and hold a victim advocacy event in Moscow that highlights survivors’ voices. $180,000 ESF 2006
DOS/INL EUR Russia DOJ/OPDAT   X X X X INL-supported programs seek to raise awareness of the TIP problem in Russia (within government and publicly), to encourage legal reforms, to train justice sector personnel as well as NGOs, to share how the US and other concerned countries shelter and protect human trafficking victims, and to highlight the need for cooperation between police and NGOs on human trafficking cases. $1,060,000 FSA 2006
DOS/GTIP EUR Serbia Victimology Society of Serbia   X X X X The Victimology Society of Serbia will gather information on males trafficked to, through, and from Serbia. The project, which will build upon their previous work with male TIP victims, will include a review of official records, case files, and court proceedings as well as interviews with government officials, NGOs, victims, and possibly perpetrators. The project will result in recommendations for the Serbian government and other stakeholders in the areas of protection, prevention, and prosecution. $145,150 ESF 2006
USAID EUR Ukraine IOM   X X X X Direct support to victim assistance and prevention work of NGOs, faith based organizations and other local groups; development of public/private NGO networks at local, national and transnational levels; improved information on scope of trafficking. $1,000,000 FSA 2007
DOS/ECA EUR Ukraine Fulbright US Student IIE - Fulbright US Student X X X X Response to Trafficking in Human Beings in Ukraine $19,620 ECA Base 2007
DOS/EUR EUR Ukraine Association of Psychologists and Psychotherapists, Khmelnytskyi   X X     The project will target TIP by teaching youth such values as freedom, independence, national identification, and dignity, including in five regional locations in the oblast. The NGO also plans to train a number of teachers and trainers on trafficking issues, who will be able to work with youth during and after the project. $8,635 FSA 2006
DOS/GTIP Global Central America, the Caribbean, South America, Africa International Law Enforcement Academies (ILEA) for IOM     X X   IOM will conduct four regional sessions of its two-week anti-TIP training program for groups of law enforcement officials across the criminal justice continuum from 16 countries selected from four targeted regions: Central America, the Caribbean, South America, and Africa. The training will build relationships among participants from each country as well as demonstrate the importance of coordination across borders. The focus will include investigation, interviewing, victim protection, law enforcement and NGO cooperation, and international anti-trafficking agreements. Funding is provided to IOM for its expert trainers and proven curriculum and to INL's International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) program to support student participation and site costs. $272,938 INCLE 2006
DOS/GTIP Global Central America, the Caribbean, South America, Africa International Organization (IOM)   X X X   IOM, in close consultation and coordination with G/TIP, will provide timely technical assistance and/or training to foreign governments and selected non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on prevention, protection, and prosecution issues. Possible topics for assistance are: victim assistance, including treatment, rehabilitation, and follow-up care; improving cross-border collaboration on criminal investigations and victim assistance; and increasing cooperative efforts between law enforcement and civil society. Countries most in need of expeditious assistance will be identified by G/TIP, and IOM will then dispatch the appropriate expert(s) to provide that assistance either on-site or via video-conferencing, telephone, and e-mail. The overarching goal of this program is to quickly and effectively support foreign governments in their anti-trafficking efforts and potentially improve their tier ranking. G/TIP expects to support 15 technical assistance consultations over the 2007 calendar year. Countries that are candidates to receive technical assistance include: Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Jordan, Libya, Macau, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan. G/TIP will select countries to receive technical assistance based on the finalized ratings in the 2007 TIP Report. $463,300 ESF 2006
USAID GLOBAL Global Chemonics International Creative Associates, Partners of the Americas, IREX, Charney Research X X X X Incremental funding of contract providing technical assistance (including project design and assessment) to USAID field missions and other USAID operating units. $500,000 DA 2007
DOL/ILAB Global Global Macro International   X X   X The Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005 gives ILAB additional responsibilities for conducting forced labor and child labor research. To meet these responsibilities, ILAB has contracted a firm to 1) conduct a desk review of available literature on the use of adult and child forced labor in the production of goods in selected countries; 2) conduct a desk review of available literature on the use of child labor in the production of goods in selected countries; 3) conduct in-country research on the use of adult and child forced labor as well as child labor in the production of goods in selected countries; and 4) edit, format, and publish final annotated bibliographies. The FY07 funds supplemented FY06 fund to expand the total number of countries to 188. $1,167,000 DOL FY07 Appropriations 2007
DOS/ECA Global Global 162 International Visitors The International Visitor Leadership Program X X X X 162 government officials, human rights activists, law enforcement officials, and NGO representatives explore U.S. efforts to combat trafficking in persons at the local, state and national levels. $3,483,000 ECA Base 2007
DOS/GTIP Global Global Department of Justice (DOJ)/Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT)   X X     DOJ/OPDAT, in close consultation and coordination with G/TIP, will provide timely technical assistance and/or training to foreign governments on TIP legislation, improving the efficacy of investigations, and increasing convictions. Countries most in need of expeditious assistance will be identified by G/TIP, and DOJ/OPDAT will then dispatch the appropriate prosecutor(s) or law enforcement personnel to provide that assistance either on-site or via video-conferencing, telephone, and e-mail. The overarching goal of this program is to quickly and effectively support foreign governments in their anti-trafficking efforts and potentially improve their tier ranking. G/TIP expects to support 15 technical assistance consultations over the 2007 calendar year. Several countries are candidates to receive technical assistance include: Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Jordan, Libya, Macau, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan. G/TIP will select countries to receive technical assistance based on the finalized ratings in the 2007 TIP Report. $287,500 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP Global Global International Organization for Migration (IOM) for ILEA     X X   IOM will conduct four regional sessions of its two-week anti-TIP training program for groups of law enforcement officials across the criminal justice continuum from 16 countries selected from four targeted regions: Central America, the Caribbean, South America, and Africa. The training will build relationships among participants from each country as well as demonstrate the importance of coordination across borders. The focus will include investigation, interviewing, victim protection, law enforcement and NGO cooperation, and international anti-trafficking agreements. Funding is provided to IOM for its expert trainers and proven curriculum and to INL's International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) program to support student participation and site costs. $233,173 INCLE 2006
DOS/GTIP Global Global Italian Union of Major Superiors (USMI)   X X     USMI will conduct an anti-trafficking in persons training seminar for 30 nuns active in the field of combating human trafficking in 25 countries, including Albania, Croatia, Romania, Slovenia, Ukraine, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, India, Indonesia, and Thailand. The seminar will be implemented by the USMI in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See. The goals of the training are to strengthen the skills of these women religious, who are from source, transit, and destination countries, to combat TIP through multi-disciplinary, political, and strategic approaches; and to facilitate sharing and dissemination of best practices, including networking, following the seminar. $51,000 INCLE 2006
DOS/PRM Global Global IOM   X       Continued support for prior year PRM-funded activities to develop training modules with a ‘how to’ approach to train government officials and NGOs on major anti-trafficking issues, such as information campaigns; return and reintegration of victims, institutional capacity building; NGO networking, child-specific assistance, and interview techniques. Seven off-the-shelf modules have been developed with input from IOM Missions from various regions of the world to assemble IOM’s institutional expertise and to produce modules adaptable to different contexts. The latest module is on performance indicators, to help develop the tools necessary to assess the impact of anti-trafficking programming in the 3-Ps areas. These modules are important tools to foster understanding of the complex issues involved, as more and more government and civil societies are involved in combating trafficking in persons. In the coming year, IOM will complete the translation of all modules into French and Spanish, and finalize and broadly disseminate the module on performance indicators. $100,000 MRA 2007
DOS/PRM Global Global IOM   X       Continued support for the Global Assistance Fund (GAF), established with PRM support to provide a global referral, return and reintegration mechanism for stranded victims of trafficking, where there are no other programs.TIP victims can apply directly with IOM, or through NGOs, law enforcement and governmental organizations. Since 2000, the GAF has helped over 600 victims return home (164 assisted between January 2006 and February 2007). While the program had a slow start, it has now proven to be very necessary and instrumental in providing return assistance to stranded victims. This program also feeds into the IOM Data base, thus helping to identify sometimes unexpected trafficking routes. For example, the GAF assisted victims from the Philippines trafficked for sexual exploitation to Abidjan. and an Indonesian victim trafficked for domestic exploitation to Nicaragua. Upon repatriation, the Indonesian victim benefitted from the on-going reintegration program carried out under the POTUS initiative. $172,147 MRA 2007
DOS/PRM Global Global IOM   X       Religious Personnel Training: This project builds on the pilot phases of a PRM-funded program (in FY03 and FY04) to develop and test a counter-trafficking training module for religious personnel (mainly nuns) with social functions in countries of origin and destination of trafficking victims. To date, activities have been carried out in Italy, Brazil, Albania, Romania, Nigeria, Thailand, Portugal, and the Dominican Republic training nuns, with material developed in cooperation with the Union of Major Superiors in Rome. Continuation activities will include the strengthening of the capacities of those already trained, and the development of training material for priests from various denominations. $100,000 MRA 2007
DOS/PRM NEA Iraq region (includes Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq) IOM   X X   X This new project proposes to help identify, protect, and assist Iraqi victims of trafficking in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria and to help build-up implementing partners’ capacity to assist victims. Activities include rapid assessments on patterns and trends (with emphasis on Iraqi cases); protection assistance for trafficking victims and those at high risk, including shelter and assistance in Syria; regional assistance through referral in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq, including a return fund for victims who want to return to their home communities; capacity-building training on victims’ assistance; and awareness raising campaigns at border points and places of high concentration of Iraqi populations in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon. $999,941 ERMA 2007
DOS/GTIP NEA Israel Amnesty International   X       Amnesty International will expand its ongoing educational programs for 10,000 students in 75 schools throughout Israel regarding human rights to create and implement a new educational program to develop awareness and activism about trafficking among teenagers and young adults. In addition to the school program, AI will also educate Israeli Defense Force soldiers and police units within the Immigration Authority. The goal of this program is to strengthen civil and military commitment to preventing trafficking for sexual and labor exploitation. $105,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP NEA Israel Isha L'Isha   X       Isha L’Isha will partner with an NGO in Russia (the St. Petersburg INGI Crisis Center for Women) and in Uzbekistan (Istiqbolli Avlod) to sponsor a site-visit aimed at increasing cooperation among law enforcement, government officials, and NGOs from the three countries in preventing trafficking, supporting reintegration, and in apprehending traffickers. During the troika, participants will receive in-depth briefings about the trafficking situation and routes from police officers, prosecutors, representatives from the Ministries of Justice and Defense, the Knesset, the Immigration Authority, trafficking survivors, and foreign diplomats. $100,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP NEA Israel Kav La Oved   X       Kav La Oved and the South East Asia-based Center for Migrant Advocacy will collaborate to combat trafficking from SE Asia to Israel for labor exploitation. Kav La Oved will provide information for dissemination in Thailand and the Philippines about labor rights, relevant Israeli laws, NGOs, and enforcement agencies to prospective workers through local partner organizations, local media, and Israeli embassies. In addition they will collect information on local traffickers and recruiters, illegal placement fees, and claims against Israeli traffickers and employers on behalf of workers expelled from Israel. In Israel, Ka La Oved will provide guidance and legal representation to foreign workers with employers, authorities and courts as well as disseminate information about workers rights. $154,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP NEA Jordan International Labor Organization (ILO)   X   X   ILO will work to increase awareness and the capacity of Jordanian government office to combat labor trafficking and forced labor in the Qualified Industrial Zones by providing training and technical assistance. ILO will provide training materials in Arabic on how to identify forced labor and trafficking; organize a two-day seminar for participants from the Ministries of Labor, Justice, and Interior, representatives from the legislature and judiciary, from employer and worker organizations, NGOs, and the diplomatic community; and, provide intensive intensive training for law enforcement on recognizing trafficking victims and pursuing criminal prosecutions against traffickers. ILO will assist the government in establishing an inter-ministerial coordination body to enhance criminal investigation and prosecution of trafficking. The results of this project include 128 trained law enforcement officers, improved coordination between the Ministries of Labor, Justice, and Interior, and increased understanding of trafficking for labor exploitation. $299,620 INCLE 2006
DOS/GTIP NEA Lebanon International Organization for Migration (IOM)/International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) X X     IOM, ICMC, and Caritas will continue collaborate with IOM in operating a safe house that provides shelter for female trafficking victims in Beirut. In addition, the project will pursue new opportunities to provide legal representation to victims; improve outreach and information sharing among government officials and the public. $367,400 INCLE 2006
DOL/ILAB NEA Morocco Management Systems International (MSI)   X X     A total of 8,000 children will be targeted for withdrawal and prevention from exploitive child labor through the provision of direct educational services. Children will be withdrawn and prevented from engaging in family and commercial agriculture, domestic labor, artisan workshops, mechanic and auto repair shops, street work, and commercial sexual exploitation. $3,000,000 DOL FY07 Appropriations 2007
DOS/GTIP NEA Syria International Organization for Migration (IOM)   X   X   IOM will assist the Syrian government in developing comprehensive anti-trafficking legislation that will strengthen the capacity of law enforcement officials to protect and assist victims and prosecute the traffickers. The legislation will criminalize trafficking in persons. $162,050 ESF 2006
DOL/ILAB NEA Yemen CHF   X X     With FY2007 funds, $400,000 was added to an existing project combating the worst forms of child labor in Lebanon and Yemen. While the original project did not target trafficking, the additional 2007 funds will be dedicated to combating child trafficking in Yemen. Specific activities include provision of educational interventions, non-educational services such as trauma counseling and psychosocial services, alternative income generation for families, and capacity building. $400,000 DOL FY07 Appropriations 2007
DOS/GTIP NEA Yemen United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)   X X     UNICEF will continue its work in Yemen to combat child trafficking by providing assistance to the government in establishing a national committee on child trafficking; completing the draft of a national action plan; raising public awareness on child trafficking along the borders and among vulnerable populations; drafting standard national shelter management guidelines; building the capacity of existing resources in managing care centers for child trafficking victims at the governate and national levels; and identifying and implementing feasible return and reintegration schemes for child victims. $310,000 ESF 2006
USAID SCA Afghanistan TAF   X X     Awareness training for vulnerable groups as well as health care workers, teachers and religious leaders. Includes information for labor migrants on how to avoid being trafficked for labor. $385,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP SCA Afghanistan International Organization for Migration (IOM)   X   X   IOM will work to create a sustainable link between the media in Afghanistan and the Ministry of Women’s Affairs to engage in mass information campaigns to reduce the exposure of women and children to trafficking; training to members of the media and organize a train-the-trainer for staff representing all provincial branches of the Ministry of Women’s Affairs. The Ministry of Women’s Affairs officials will report individual cases to law enforcement authorities and refer victims to appropriate agencies for assistance. $277,100 ESF 2006
USAID SCA Bangladesh IOM   X X X   Activities strengthen counter-trafficking interventions in prevention, protection, rescue, voluntary repatriation, and prosecution. $963,000 DA 2005
DOS/ECA SCA Bangladesh Fulbright US Student IIE - Fulbright US Student X X X X National Response to Human Trafficking in Bangladesh $30,300 ECA Base 2007
DOS/GTIP SCA Bangladesh International Organization for Migration (IOM) Daywalka Foundation X   X   IOM will continue to collaborate with the Daywalka Foundation to increase capacity of the Bangladesh Thematic Group (with representatives from government ministries, police, other international organizations, and NGOs working to combat trafficking in persons) by ramping up activities of the Women/Children’s Security Resource Center in Dhaka. The Thematic group and Center will undertake activities including: public awareness among potential migrants about safe migration and trafficking with the distribution of easy-to-read pamphlets, posts, group orientation, targeted mass media, school-based programs, and community workshops. In addition, the Thematic Group and Center will work to address demand factors driving trafficking. IOM and Daywalka will conduct outreach to female law enforcement officers to increase their skills in assisting with trafficking cases. $143,400 ESF 2006
DOS/ECA SCA India Mr. Bhanu Bhaskar IIE - Humphrey Program   X X   Enforcement issues and strategies to combat human trafficking for India's Central Bureau of Investigation. $65,000 ECA Base 2007
DOS/ECA SCA India Fulbright US Student IIE - Fulbright US Student       X Long Road Home for Human Trafficking Victims in India $17,400 ECA Base 2007
DOS/GTIP SCA India Catholic Relief Services (CRS)   X X X   CRS will support prevention efforts in 100 villages in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand through the establishment of community-based tracking programs supported by law enforcement. In the destination and source areas, with mentoring from leading national organizations in anti-trafficking, four shelter homes will meet Minimum Standards of institutional care and support and two centers will provide quality care to returning victims. Advocacy efforts will promote the adoption of Minimum Standards by all shelter homes in the destination areas and ensure that Government anti-trafficking resources are utilized effectively and existing laws are enforceable. $299,100 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP SCA India Free the Slaves   X X     This grant will continue and expand Free the Slaves’ activities in the states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh to rescue and rehabilitate trafficked children. $380,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP SCA India International Justice Mission (IJM)     X X   IJM will utilize this contribution to expand its operation to Bangalore and concentrate its efforts on combating trafficking for forced labor. In Bangalore, IJM will replicate its activities to initiate investigations that identify victims of trafficking; secure the release of victims through coordination with local law enforcement; utilize the evidentiary material gathered through investigations and debriefings of rescued victims to initiate arrests and prosecutions of traffickers; and, facilitate the placement of rescued victims in aftercare that includes counseling, vocational training, and rehabilitation. $440,767 INCLE 2006
DOS/GTIP SCA India United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) National Domestic Workers Movement, Sanjeevani, Ankuram, and Swanchetan, X X     The National Domestic Workers Movement will work to combat trafficking of children for domestic servitude and exploitative labor in 21 states of India, particularly working with tribal communities through public awareness programs, formation of village level committees to prevent trafficking, and rehabilitative assistance for victims. Sanjeevani will expand its shelter and transit home in Orissa; provide vocational training, legal assistance and repatriation services to victims. In addition they will conduct public awareness to sensitize local authorities, the judiciary and local communities. Ankuram will organize migrant women at risk of trafficking into self-help groups in the Hyderabad areas, provide workshops on trafficking and labor rights, and prevent the victimization of vulnerable populations. Swanchetan will provide initial psychiatric assessments and counseling for victims in the immediate aftermath of rescue in Delhi. $380,650 ESF 2006
DOS/PRM SCA India IOM     X     Continued support for activities initiated under the POTUS Initiative. Working in the high source and destination states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Delhi, the project provides protection, return, and reintegration assistance to victims. Through unique partnerships, the project supports the economic rehabilitation of TIP victims and those at high-risk of being trafficked, by creating opportunities through training, micro-credit, business support, employment opportunity creation and small franchises. This project has successfully identified business partners, such as the Amoul parlors (dairy franchise), fast food stands for petroleum companies, bookbinders, internet cafes, beauty parlors, and several clothing manufacturers. In some instances, businesses waive the required fees or make space available, free of charge. Comprehensive psychosocial support is extended to beneficiaries wherever required. $150,000 MRA 2007
USAID SCA India UNODC   X X     Support government and civl socity efforts to strengthen community-based child protection structure, provide counseling support to 4,000 adn livelihoods training to 2,500 at-risk children; efforts focussed on "source areas." $500,000 DA 2006
DOL/ILAB SCA India, Pakistan, and Nepal Macro International   X X   X Research on Children Working in the Carpet Industry of India, Nepal, and Pakistan: The project proposes three primary research activities: (1) an Incidence, Prevalence, and Conditions study focused on children and families, based on data collected through a household survey and a factory-based survey, including a module on migration and trafficking focused on sending areas; (2) a Labor Demand Study focused on employers; and (3) a Best Practices study that combines a field review of programs and a pilot project for quantitative assessment. The research also includes samples of children not working in the carpet industry as a comparison group, and includes a household survey to be conducted in sending communities in Nepal that are identified as part of the factory-based approach, to provide a better understanding of children’s migration and trafficking situations. $3,500,000 DOL FY07 Appropriations 2007
USAID SCA Kazakhstan IOM   X X     Building and improving local and administrative capacity including awareness raising among vulnerable groups, vocational training, crisis center, shelters, and training for government and private sector leaders. $241,545 FSA 2007
DOS/INL SCA Kazakhstan Post/IOM   X X X   This project is implemented through a close collaboration with the International Organization for Migration. It has three components: 1) Training, Advocacy and Outreach; 2) Improving cooperation between Kazakhstani law enforcement and their destination country counterparts; and 3) Assisting with the establishment of a TIP training center. $475,000 FSA 2006
DOS/IIP SCA Kyrgyz Republic Ms. Andreea Vesa; ABA   X X     To promote Trafficking in Persons Awareness in Kyrgyzstan. Audiences to include law enforcement community, prosecutors, academics, researchers, postgraduate students, policy makers, government officials and human rights groups. $10,675 FSA 2006
DOL/ILAB SCA Nepal World Education   X X     With FY2007 funds, $345,000 was added to an existing project combating the worst forms of child labor in Nepal. The new FY2007 funds are specifically targeted to children affected by the armed conflict, to return them to their communities, as well as assist "other equally vulnerable children in their home community". The other vulnerable children will be identified using established criteria including being a child laborer or at risk of being trafficked. Specific activities include provision of educational interventions and non-educational services such as trauma counseling and psychosocial services. $345,000 DOL FY07 Appropriations 2007
DOS/GTIP SCA Nepal Daywalka Foundation     X X   The Daywalka Foundation will build capacity to collect data on trafficking case information on pending and completed investigation, prosecutions, and criminal judgments from all districts in Nepal by working with NGOs, the police, Attorney General’s office, judicial offices and other branches of the government. In addition, the Daywalka Foundation will provide assistance to police, prosecutors, and investigators on building trafficking cases. $185,360 INCLE 2006
DOS/GTIP SCA Nepal Daywalka Foundation     X X   The Daywalka Foundation will build capacity to collect data on trafficking case information on pending and completed investigation, prosecutions, and criminal judgments from all districts in Nepal by working with NGOs, the police, Attorney General’s office, judicial offices and other branches of the government. In addition, the Daywalka Foundation will provide assistance to police, prosecutors, and investigators on building trafficking cases. $280,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP SCA Nepal Nepal Institute of Developmental Studies (Ganesh)         X Ganesh Gurung will conduct data collection activities to attempt to find the nexus between trafficking and foreign employment of Nepalese citizens and to document patterns of foreign employment to determine vulnerabilities of migrant workers and trafficking victims. This data will help to fill information gaps previously identified by G/TIP’s Reports Section, which will result in a fuller assessment of the TIP situation in Nepal. $9,500 INCLE 2006
DOS/GTIP SCA Nepal Save the Children Maiti Nepal X X     Save the Children and Maiti Nepal will strengthen and expand community-based anti-trafficking strategies through awareness initiatives and safe migration initiative in source and transit communities. In addition, they will build capacity by working with the district anti-trafficking committee formed by the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare. STC and Maiti Nepal will also provide training to ward and district level law enforcement officials. $196,750 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP SCA Pakistan American Center for International Labor Solidarity (ACILS)   X       ACILS will work to support enforceable anti-trafficking codes of conduct and to implement effective anti-trafficking measures and build coalitions with and between government, NGO, and international agencies, including trade unions. The project will develop new mechanism for preventing labor exploitation and encouraging safe migration and empower workers and communities to prevent trafficking through better information and training for those considering migrating for employment. ACILS will conduct six one-day workshops (one with each of the provincial assemblies, the National Assembly and the Senate to review trends on trafficking of intended domestic and international labor migrants, current laws and regulations on domestic and international migrant labor, and possible additional legislation to strengthen oversight of the labor industry). $250,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP SCA Pakistan International Organization for Migration (IOM)   X       IOM will provide specialized training for members of the judiciary, lawyers and legal rights NGOs to increase capacity to combat trafficking in persons. Training will be done in a collaborative manner with representatives from the Ministry of Interior and NGOs active in legal fields. A special workshop will be held for the training of participants and the media to discuss issues related to trafficking and how to report on it in a humane, victim-centered manner. $78,500 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP SCA SCA Region International Finance Corporation/World Bank     X     These funds will contribute to a larger World Bank initiative. The project will assist in fostering reintegration of trafficking survivors through the development of entrepreneurial business models that provide employment opportunities for victims and attract other donors to support the expansion of this initiative. In Vietnam, Burkina Faso, and Nepal the IFC will conduct in-depth country appraisal to establish the viability of replicating a successful business model with existing local organizations in each country. Once the appraisal is complete IFC will select the most appropriate business models for implementation with proposed local partners, create a development plan, and provide training and technical assistance. $100,000 INCLE 2006
USAID SCA Sri Lanka IOM   X   X   Assistance for establishing an anti-trafficking unit in the Police Training division, training police and others, adding trafficking data to the national migration database, and establishing an anti-trafficking NGO/governmental coordination body. $200,000 ESF 2002
DOS/ECA SCA Sri Lanka Mr. Prabath Parakrama Aluthge IIE - Humphrey Program     X X Develop human trafficking and immigration research unit and training program. Focus on immigration, human trafficking and public policy. $65,000 ECA Base 2007
DOS/GTIP SCA Sri Lanka International Organization for Migration (IOM)   X X X   IOM will support the Sri Lankan authorities to combat trafficking by: helping law enforcement and judiciary structures more effectively prevent and act against trafficking crimes; providing support to legislators to draft and enact effective legislation; providing protection and reintegration assistance through the provision of services to victims of trafficking. $300,000 ESF 2006
USAID SCA Tajikistan IOM   X X     Building and improving local and administrative capacity including awareness raising among vulnerable groups, vocational training, crisis center, shelters, and training for government and private sector leaders. $322,000 FSA 2007
DOS/SCA SCA Tajikistan Farazh Independent Newspaper   X     X Address the issue of corruption through publication of anti-corruption related material, the conduct of independent investigations and training for young journalists on investigative journalism. $7,295 FSA 2006
DOS/SCA SCA Uzbekistan Business Incubator "Chirchik"   X       Project aims at providing migrants with information about the dangers of human trafficking and on current regulations for labor migrants. Migrants will receive consultations on how to protect themselves from becoming a victim of TIP. $4,270 FSA 2006
                         
                         
DOS/GTIP WHA Belize Ministry of Human Development (Govt. of Belize)   X   X   This project will build the capacity of the Ministry of Human Development’s trafficking assistance program, with a focus on victim rehabilitation, shelter, training, and prevention. This project will work to improve victim care, expand shelter capacity, support public awareness campaigns, assist with victim rehabilitation and reintegration programs, and increase the capacity of the government and non-governmental organizations to fight trafficking. $80,750 INCLE 2006
DOL/ILAB WHA Bolivia DYA (Desarrollo y Autogestión) Swiss Red Cross Bolivia (SRCB) X X     The project will benefit 5,800 children who are working or at risk of entering the worst forms of child labor. Most beneficiaries will be children who migrate to work in the sugarcane and soy plantations, while others migrate to the cities to work or are trafficked for sexual exploitation or begging. Other children in the area are trapped into forced labor in the agriculture sector. The project will provide educational and health care services and support families for creating alternative sources of income. The project will work with indigenous organizations and municipalities to establish a network of attention to victims of trafficking, and help them coordinate efforts for prevention, regulation and sanction. Technical assistance will be provided to Municipal Commissions of Children and Adolescents in both municipalities to develop a Trafficking Protocol that would serve as an instrument to formulate policies and organize local actors against trafficking. $3,344,000 DOL FY07 Appropriations 2007
DOS/GTIP WHA Bolivia International Organization for Migration (IOM)   X X     Through this project, 1000 municipal government employees will be trained to handle reintegration cases and include them in their agencies’ annual operative plans. The multidisciplinary teams will include professionals in the areas of psychology, social work, and law. Enhanced reintegration services will support victims in filing lawsuits against their traffickers. $92,350 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP WHA Brazil Partners of the Americas       X   Partners of the Americas will increase access to the judicial system for TIP victims and their families. This project will train prosecutors, attorneys, legal aid groups, psychologists, and social workers to prepare and accompany TIP victims through the judicial process. The expected result is an increase in the number of victims who participate through court proceedings and the number of TIP cases brought before the courts. $175,000 ESF 2006
DOL/ILAB WHA Colombia Association of: Partners of the Americas, DevTech Systems, Mercy Corps,CINDE   X X     The project will withdraw or prevent 10,200 children from the worst forms of child labor, including children involved in commercial sexual exploitation (CSEC). A central component of the proposal is the introduction and dissemination of the Quantum Learning/Espacios Para Crecer (QL/EpC) model that targets working children who have dropped out of school or have irregular attendance. The project will coordinate efforts with the Inter-Institutional Committee against Trafficking in Persons. $5,099,463 DOL FY07 Appropriations 2007
DOL/ILAB WHA Dominican Republic DevTech Systems, Inc. in an Association with EDUCA and INTEC (Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo)   X X     The project will conduct action research on child labor; provide non-formal, leadership and vocational education services to 10,000 child beneficiaries working in or at-risk of entering the worst forms of child labor; and promote public-private partnerships to combat child labor. The project targets children working in agriculture, commercial sexual exploitation, and illicit work that are at high risk of being trafficked and beneficiaries on bateyes (sugar plantations) that are also at high risk. In addition to the activities described above, the project will carry out specific activities targeted toward preventing children from entering commercial sexual exploitation. $4,000,000 DOL FY07 Appropriations 2007
DOS/PRM WHA Dominican Republic IOM   X X   X For continued support for government and NGO services for TIP victims upon their return, including psychosocial and medical assistance, counseling, and reintegration assistance. An example of this is the partnership with the Adoratrices sisters, a Spanish order of Catholic nuns, which has successfully carried out the rehabilitation and reintegration of TIP victims through job skills training and education. In the coming year, IOM will put more emphasis on the identification of potential victims of internal trafficking, including those of Haitian descent. $200,000 MRA 2007
USAID WHA Ecuador IOM     X     Pilot shelter program as required by TVPRA 2005 (funding from EGAT/WID) $300,000 DA 2007
DOL/ILAB WHA Ecuador World Learning   X X     With FY2007 funds, $95,000 was added to an existing project combating the worst forms of child labor in Ecuador. While the original project did not target trafficking, the new FY2007 funds are specifically to target indigenous child victims of trafficking for begging. Specific activities include provision of educational interventions, awareness raising, and capacity building. $95,000 DOL FY07 Appropriations 2007
DOS/GTIP WHA Ecuador Fundacion Amauta     X     Fundacion Amauta will refurbish a transit shelter for TIP victims, including those who return to Ecuador and are awaiting reunion with their families. Amauta expects to reintegrate 200 TIP victims and educate 3,000 people regarding TIP in the shelter’s first year of operation. This project will also serve to train families and victims in micro-credit businesses and provide psychological services and legal assistance. $86,350 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP WHA Ecuador National Police (COAC and DINAPEN)       X   This project will equip the designated lead TIP agency, DINAPEN, to perform its duties more effectively and will integrate intelligence and information activities with those of the vetted intelligence unit (COAC), as appropriate. The majority of the project costs are for equipment, to enable more effective investigations and enforcement. The operational costs will be absorbed by the National Police or another GOE agency after the unit demonstrates its effectiveness. $105,000 INCLE 2006
DOS/PRM WHA El Salvador IOM     X     Support for a shelter and assistance program in El Salvador for Victims of Trafficking $79,905 MRA 2007
DOS/GTIP WHA Guyana Department of Justice (DOJ)/Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT)       X   This project will provide technical assistance to increase the capacity of Guyana’s criminal justice system. It will strengthen the institutional capacity to investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate cases. One component will consist of a series of workshops in which U.S. experts assist their Guyanese counterparts create an Operations and Tactics Handbook, describing the best practices for investigators, prosecutors, border officials, and service providers. This handbook will become the core document for the training of other law enforcement officials. Other activities include public affairs events and awareness programs for students $163,000 ESF 2006
USAID WHA Haiti Pan American Development Foundation   X X X   Assessment of victim population, improved victim services including increased quality and access, support for the Government of Haiti in legislation and law enforcement associated with trafficking, increased advocacy and public awareness campaigns. $1,000,000 DA 2007
DOS/GTIP WHA Haiti Pan-American Development Foundation   X X     This project is designed to complement an anti-TIP project that has been funded by USAID since 2003. This projects aims to prevent TIP between Haiti and Dominican Republic through four major activities: (1) creation of a cross-border task force to improve bi-national advocacy for improved migration policies; (2) assess and improve border monitoring by creating a bi-national border watch program; (3) strengthen cross-border civil society and local government capacity to provide shelter and services for repatriated victims, including children and sex trafficking victims; and, (4) conduct a border-area media campaign in Spanish and Creole. $205,850 ESF 2006
DOS/PRM WHA Haiti IOM   x x   x Continuation of provision of shelter, protection, and assistance to child trafficking victims. IOM will continue to work with NGOs to provide shelter, protection and assistance to restaveks from the Port-au-Prince area. IOM will also help build the capacity of the NGOs to provide protection, family tracing and provide return and reintegration assistance to the children. IOM works with families of returned children, as well as other families highly vulnerable to TIP, by supporting the children’s school expenses for one year and providing families with micro-credit opportunities to find alternate means of income generation. $70,000 MRA 2007
DOS/GTIP WHA Jamaica USAID Womans's INC NGO Ministry of Womans Affairs X X     This project seeks provide better sheltering and protection for TIP victims, as well as increase the efficacy of government-run hotlines for reporting TIP cases. To support the first activity, NGOs currently providing crisis services and shelter to family violence victims will be assessed and assisted in expanding to also serve TIP victims. The hotlines will then be linked to those NGOs, to ensure that information is relayed to the callers about safety issues, services available to TIP victims, and case referrals. $244,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP WHA Mexico American Bar Association (ABA)/CEELI         X The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative’s Human Trafficking Assessment Tool (HTAT) will be implemented in the following regions in Mexico: the Federal District (Mexico City), Chihuahua, Quintana Roo, Baja California, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Tlaxcala, and Chiapas. The HTAT will provide the necessary information for Mexican government authorities, law enforcement, civil society organizations, and other key stakeholders to reform their laws and overall efforts such that they can better combat trafficking in Mexico and uphold their obligations under the Palermo Protocol. The HTAT’s two-part analysis will focus on Mexico’s anti-trafficking legislation as well as policies and programs designed to investigate and prosecute TIP cases, protect and assist victims, and prevent TIP. $150,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP WHA Mexico Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CAT-W)       X   Building on previous efforts, CATW-LAC, in cooperation with the Gender and Justice Program of the UN Institute for Crime Prevention (ILANUD), will organize online training courses for participants from national or public security agencies in Mexico, as well as local and federal law enforcement agencies. Courses will emphasize the gendered nature of sex trafficking, the need for victims to have access to protection and services, and the role of demand in promoting sex trafficking. Trainings will also generate a victim protection protocol and a code of conduct relating to demand and the proper treatment of victims. $100,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP WHA Mexico USAID     X X   This project will provide training for NGOs, immigration detention officers, and police on how to identify TIP victims held in detention facilities. It will include training on TIP, victim impact, victim interviewing skills, and services for victims. The 3-day training will be conducted in 3 locations: Tijuana, Mexico City, and Tapachula. $175,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP WHA Nicaragua Department of Justice(DOJ)/Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT)       X   This project will provide technical assistance to increase the capacity of Nicaragua’s criminal justice system. It will strengthen the institutional capacity to investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate cases. One component will consist of a series of workshops in which U.S. experts assist their Nicaraguan counterparts create an Operations and Tactics Handbook, describing the best practices for investigators, prosecutors, border officials, and service providers. This handbook will then become the core document with which to conduct further trainings. OPDAT will also assist the Nicaragua Prosecutor’s Office to establish victim/witness services, and will organize a conference for officials from Nicaragua and its bordering countries to discuss improving cooperation and coordination in transnational TIP cases. $84,170 INCLE 2006
DOS/INL WHA Nicaragua IOM   X       Trafficking Awareness Materials $2,001 INCLE 2002
DOS/GTIP WHA Panama Panama Attorney General's Office (Government of Panama)     X X   This project will support training for investigators, prosecutors, and social workers who are responsible for TIP cases in Panama. Funding for new equipment, such as computers, faxes, and digital cameras, will allow prosecutors to share information and process cases more efficiently and effectively. $125,000 INCLE 2006
DOS/GTIP WHA Peru Accion por los Ninos     X     Accion por los Ninos will educate local government officials in the 25 municipalities of the Lima-Callao Metro area. An additional target audience is civil society organizations and NGOs working in the fields of health, education, women’s issues, and family violence, which will be trained on victim identification and services. APN will also coordinate with the Peru Interagency Committee on TIP, which was established in 2004. $100,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP WHA Peru Sisters of Adoration     X     Sisters of Adoration (SOA) will conduct a number of activities to increase their capacity, as well as the capacity of others to identify and assist trafficking victims. SOA will develop a prevention and protection model for use by live-in rehabilitation centers, and produce a replication manual. SOA will also double their capacity to work with adolescent girls at the live-in center in Callao and the day centers in Lima and Chiclayo, and expand their job-skills training center. $98,700 ESF 2006
DOS/PRM WHA Argentina IOM   X       Capacity building for the GOA to combat TIP, including creation of provincial interagency committees and provision of train-the-trainer workshops targeting governmental and non-governmental organizations $150,000 MRA 2007
DOS/PRM WHA Peru IOM   X X     Implementation of and information campaign for TIP hotline in Peru, capacity-building for the GOP $150,000 MRA 2007
DOS/PRM WHA RCM Region (Central America and DR) IOM   X       Regional training for policymakers in RCM member countries in the area of victim protection; strengthening regional cooperation in combating TIP $217,413 MRA 2007
DOS/PRM WHA Regional (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay) IOM     X     Return and reintegration program for victims located in these five countries, including medical, psychological and social assistance, lodging, legal advice, voluntary return to place of origin under secure conditions, and a social reintegration program. $100,000 MRA 2007
DOS/GTIP WHA Suriname Department of Justice (DOJ)/Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT)       X   This project will provide technical assistance to increase the capacity of Suriname’s justice system. It will strengthen the institutional capacity to investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate cases. Specifically, OPDAT will develop a program to sensitize Surinamese prosecutors to the issue of trafficking, and assist with the development of a best practices handbook. OPDAT will also begin a multi-phase program to promote bilateral inter-governmental cooperation, which will involve multiple digital videoconferences and a bilateral visit to one of the source countries. This project will also support the development of a public awareness program. $110,000 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP WHA WHA Region (Belize, Mexico) End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPACT-USA) ECPAT-Mexico National Organizational in the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect-Belize X       ECPAT-USA will continue to expand the extremely successful FY04 G/TIP-funded Protect Children in Tourism (PCT) Project throughout Quintana Roo, Mexico by: incorporating additional training for public authorities, develop and disseminate additional materials, and consolidating the monitoring of the Code of Conduct in Belize. The PCT Project promotes the Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Commercial Sexual Exploitation in Travel in Tourism, educates tourists, government officials, and industry officials about how to end child sex tourism, and provides resources to the industry and to governments to participate in ending this form of child abuse. $299,550 ESF 2006
DOS/GTIP WHA WHA Region (Caribbean) International Organization for Migration (IOM)       X   This project will further national and regional capacities to combat TIP through the development of model counter-TIP legislation for the Caribbean region and the provision of technical assistance to ensure successful implementation. An additional focus will be placed on building regional collaboration and cooperation with respect to victim identification and assistance, extradition, witness protection, investigation and information sharing, and prosecution. $90,000 INCLE 2006
DOS/GTIP WHA WHA Region (Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Haiti) Organization of American States (OAS)   X X     This project will focus on capacity-building for the prevention of TIP and consular protection aimed at training, raising awareness, and improving international cooperation among the ministries of foreign affairs in nine Latin American countries. It will inform specifically on providing consular advice and protection to their nationals abroad. The nine countries are: Dominican Republic; Bolivia; Ecuador; Paraguay; Peru; Guatemala; Nicaragua; Honduras; and Haiti. $298,800 ESF 2006
DOS/PRM WHA/CAR Caribbean Region IOM   X X   X Continued support for activities to raise awareness on the issue of trafficking at the regional and national levels, with a focus on countries which expressed interest, namely the Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. Over the past two years, over 700 government and NGO representatives participated in training seminars, using the PRM-funded IOM counter-trafficking training modules. Last year, IOM piloted the latest module developed on Direct Assistance in St. Lucia and in Jamaica. In addition, IOM developed a regional information campaign, including posters, brochures, and public services announcements (PSAs) for TV and readio. In Jamaica and Guyana, the PSAs were aired to coincide with the 2007 Cricket World Cup. Viewers called the hotline numbers displayed on the PSAs, resulting in two cases of victims of trafficking being identified and referred for assistance. This year, in-flight magazines of Caribbean Airlines and of Air Jamaica featured the Caribbean preventive information campaign poster, and including hotline numbers in 5 countries. $140,002 MRA 2007
DOJ/BJA USA USA Upper Midwestern Community Policing Institute       X   Human Trafficking Technical Assistance and Training $609,528 OJP Byrne Discretionary 2007
DOJ/BJA USA USA/California Los Angeles       X   Victim Centered Human Trafficking Task Force - Supplemental Funding $200,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/BJA USA USA/California Oakland       X   Victim Centered Human Trafficking Task Force - Supplemental Funding $225,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/BJA USA USA/Florida Collier County       X   Victim Centered Human Trafficking Task Force - Supplemental Funding $214,451 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/BJA USA USA/Texas Austin       X   Victim Centered Human Trafficking Task Force - Supplemental Funding $224,632 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/BJA USA USA/Texas Harris County       X   Victim Centered Human Trafficking Task Force - Supplemental Funding $499,954 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/BJA USA USA/Washington Seattle       X   Victim Centered Human Trafficking Task Force - Supplemental Funding $500,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/NIJ USA USA National Opinion Research Center N/A   X X X Research that addresses: (1) the estimated number and demographic characteristics of persons engaged in acts of severe forms of TIP; (2) the number of investigations, arrests, prosecutions, and incarcerations of persons engaged in acts of severe forms of TIP and commercial sex acts, by States and their political subdivisions; (3) the estimated value in dollars of the commercial sex economy and (4) a description of the differences in the enforcement of laws related to unlawful commercial sex acts. $293,198 IAA - Office of Victims of Crime FY07-FY08
DOJ/NIJ USA/Global USA/Global Georgetown N/A X X X X Comprehensive literature review of published articles, on domestic and international TIP that will include categoration by use of TVPA definition, type of trafficking, type of study (justice, health, labor, etc) methods, and use of peer review. For use by field. $86,802 IAA - Office of Victims of Crime FY 07- FY08
DOJ/NIJ USA/Mexico USA/Mexico San Diego State University N/A   X X X Goals: 1) Examine factors underlying the movement of women from the interior of Mexico and other Latin American countries into Tijuana for prostitution; 2) Explore organizational boundaries and business characteristics of sex trafficking in Tijuana; 3) Investigate the methods of recruiting, transporting, and managing women during trafficking and prostitution; 4) Explore the connection between human trafficking and other criminal acts in Tijuana; 5) Assess the challenges of combating sex trafficking and explore effective strategies applicable to bilateral criminal justice, public health, human rights, and governmental efforts. $297,264 National Institute of Justice Base Funds FY 07-FY09
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/ Massachusetts University of Massachusetts Lowell N/A       X This project's primary focus is to conduct an in-depth field-based study of commercial sexual exploitation of children using a life course perspective in examining the lives of female and male victims, with a concentrated focus on prostituted teens. The goal of the project is to understand the victims’ perspectives, identify factors associated, to identify factors surrounding its maintenance and escalation; also to identify factors impeding one from exiting exploitation. $527,424 OJJDP discretional funds 2006
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/ Massachusetts The Home for Little Wanderers Inc. N/A X X     This project provides services to commercially sexually exploited youth and training to professionals who work with this population. $300,000 OJJDP discretional funds 2006
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/California SAGE (Standing Against Global Exploitation) N/A X X     This award supports a two-year training and technical assistance project to build capacity of selected governmental and non-governmental organizations that address the needs of victims of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). SAGE will provide hands-on training and technical assistance to OJJDP’s Atlanta and New York demonstration projects and other OJJDP-identified jurisdictions. $428,629 OJJDP discretional funds 2005
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/Connecticut Paul And Lisa Program Inc N/A X X X   This project will: 1) enhance the quality, depth, coordination, range and impact of outreach and case management services to the target outreach population of sexually victimized women and girls; (2) strengthen training for professionals who work first-hand with this target population; and (3) provide age-appropriate prevention education and community awareness programs for children, teachers, and community leaders in both states. $1,335,659 OJJDP discretional funds 2005-2006
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/District of Columbia Urban Institute N/A       X This project is a national longitudinal analysis of federal prosecutions since the passage of Trafficking Victims Protection Act in 2000. The study focuses on considering the influences of those prosecutions on both CSEC service providers and victims. The goal is to provide an assessment of the inter-relationship between enforcement and services provided to victims. $85,740 OJJDP discretional funds 2006
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/Georgia Fulton County Juvenile Justice Fund   X X X   The Juvenile Justice Fund continues its work to eradicate the CSEC in the Atlanta metro area. These efforts include the expansion of training programs for professionals and education of children; and the creation of a public awareness campaign to gain the support of the public for these victims and the programs that prevent and address the consequences of CSEC. $1,035,000 OJJDP discretional funds 2003-2006
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/Illinois Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority N/A       X The goal of this study is to gain a better understanding of the commercial sexual exploitation of children by focusing on juvenile prostitution and identifying trends to form the basis of recommendations for combating the problem. $10,924 OJJDP discretional funds 2006
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/New Hampshire University of New Hampshire N/A       X The University of New Hampshire’s study of Internet-facilitated Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) crimes focuses on the future of commercial sexual exploitation of children and youth. By looking at offenders’ use of the Internet to facilitate CSEC, their main goal is to collect data from U.S. law enforcement agencies regarding numbers and characteristics of Internet-facilitated CSEC cases, and to gather a broad view of how offenders use Internet technology to perpetrate crimes involving the commercial sexual exploitation of children and youth. $264,332 OJJDP discretional funds 2006
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/New York Girls Education and Mentoring Services (GEMS) N/A X X     Girls Education and Mentoring Service (GEMS) addresses the commercial sexual exploitation of children problem by improving its crucial services to victims, capturing knowledge effectively and using this knowledge to train youth-serving professionals in New York. $600,000 OJJDP discretional funds 2005-2006
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/New York New York City Criminal Justice Coordinator's Office N/A X X X   This project will continue efforts to reduce the incidence of CSEC in New York City in four ways – through system integration; prevention and outreach; expanded services; and enhanced prosecution. The combination of outreach, services and prosecution is designed to prevent further exploitation and recruitment of children into prostitution. $500,000 OJJDP discretional funds 2005
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/New York New York City Criminal Justice Coordinators Office N/A X X X   This project will continue efforts to reduce the incidence of CSEC in New York City in four ways – through system integration; prevention and outreach; expanded services; and enhanced prosecution. The combination of outreach, services and prosecution is designed to prevent further exploitation and recruitment of children into prostitution. $247,369 OJJDP discretional funds 2004
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/New York New York City Criminal Justice Coordinators Office N/A X X X   This project will continue efforts to reduce the incidence of CSEC in New York City in four ways – through system integration; prevention and outreach; expanded services; and enhanced prosecution. The combination of outreach, services and prosecution is designed to prevent further exploitation and recruitment of children into prostitution. $284,793 OJJDP discretional funds 2003
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/Virginia National District Attorneys Association N/A     X   The National District Attorneys Association’s (NDAA) American Prosecutors Research Institute (APRI) will develop a comprehensive program that intends to reduce child victimization in the areas of the commercial sexual exploitation of children, internet crimes against children (internet safety), and child abuse. This program will enhance juvenile justice and child protection by way of multi-disciplinary courses, in addition to trainings for state and local prosecutors. $700,000 OJJDP discretional funds 2007
DOJ/OJJDP USA USA/Virginia The Salvation Army N/A X X X   The purpose of this award is to establish a comprehensive community capacity building program to assist communities in identifying sound approaches to addressing the commercial sexual exploitation of children. The award will support training and technical assistance to selected communities over a three year period. The outcome of the project will be local plans for each community served and the collection data that indicate whether the local plan was successful in increasing community capacity and decreasing risk to children and youth. $999,984 OJJDP discretional funds 2006
DOJ/OVC USA USA Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach           The Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach will provide comprehensive services to pre-certified trafficking victims in the San Francisco bay area; build effective community service networks to respond to victims’ needs; and provide training to increase awareness among criminal justice entities, social service providers, and the public of the rights and needs of trafficking victims. $325,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/OVC USA USA Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition           Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition will provide comprehensive services to trafficking victims; build effective community service networks to respond to victims’ needs; and provide training to increase the awareness among criminal justice entities, social service providers, and the public of the rights and needs of trafficking victims in San Diego County. $250,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/OVC USA USA Boat People, SOS, Inc.           The purpose of this award, one of several projects under the Services for Trafficking Victims Discretionary Grant Program, is to allow Boat People SOS, Inc. to expand victim service programs for persons who have been identified by federal law enforcement as victims of a severe form of trafficking during the pre-certification period. Boat People SOS, Inc. will provide comprehensive services to trafficking victims in the DC Metro area; build effective community service networks to respond to victims' needs; and provide training to increase awareness among criminal justice entities, social service providers, and the public of the rights and needs of trafficking victims. $325,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/OVC USA USA Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking           The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) will provide comprehensive services to pre-certified trafficking victims in the Los Angeles Metropolitan area; build effective community service networks to respond to victims’ needs; and provide training to increase awareness among criminal justice entities, social service providers, and the public of the rights and needs of trafficking victims. $340,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/OVC USA USA International Institute of Boston           International Institute of Boston will provide comprehensive services to trafficking victims; build effective community service networks to respond to victims’ needs; and provide training to increase the awareness among criminal justice entities, social service providers, and the public of the rights and needs of trafficking victims in the state of Massachusetts. $239,273 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/OVC USA USA International Rescue Committee (Arizona)           The International Rescue Committee in Arizona, in partnership with Medical Professional Associates of Arizona, the Salvation Army, and contracted immigration attorneys, will provide legal services, comprehensive health and social services, and outreach services to trafficking victims. Other services include public awareness activities, law enforcement education, and training provision to social service providers on topics related to trafficking. $250,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/OVC USA USA International Rescue Committee (Washington)           International Rescue Committee will provide comprehensive services to precertified trafficking victims in Washington State; build effective community service networks to respond to victims’ needs; and provide training to increase awareness among criminal justice entities, social service providers, and the public of the rights and needs of trafficking victims. $250,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/OVC USA USA Justice Resource Institute           The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute will continue to expand victim service programs for persons who have been identified by federal law enforcement as victims of a severe form of trafficking during the pre-certification period. The Justice Resource Institute will provide brief specialized mental health and crisis intervention services for victims of human trafficking and training and technical support on trauma and mental health issues to service providers, law enforcement agencies and other responders throughout the United States. $200,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/OVC USA USA Metropolitan Battered Women's Program           Metropolitan Center for Women and Children will work with local and federal law enforcement as well as regional service provider partners to achieve the following goals: provide holistic assistance to trafficking victims; provide training to allied professionals to increase their ability to identify and serve victims of trafficking; provide data on trafficking activities in south Louisiana through the TIMS database; and develop and implement a coordinated community response to trafficking. $449,743 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/OVC USA USA Mosaic Family Services, Inc.           Mosaic Family Services, Inc. will provide comprehensive services to pre-certified trafficking victims in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Tarrant and Collin Counties in Texas; collaborate with the local law enforcement task force in Dallas and Fort Worth; build effective community service networks to respond to victims’ needs; and provide training to increase awareness among criminal justice entities, social service providers, and the public of the rights and needs of trafficking victims. $325,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/OVC USA USA Refugee Services of Texas           Refugee Services of Texas will provide comprehensive services to pre-certified trafficking victims in the central Texas area; build community service networks to respond to victims’ needs; and provide training to increase awareness among criminal justice entities, social service providers, and the public of the rights and needs of trafficking victims. $250,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/OVC USA USA Salvation Army Western Territory           The purpose of this award, one of several projects under the Services for Trafficking Victims Discretionary Grant Program, is to allow Salvation Army Western Territory U.S.A. to expand victim service programs for persons who have been identified by federal law enforcement as victims of a severe form of trafficking during the pre-certification period. Salvation Army Western Territory U.S.A. will continue to provide comprehensive services to trafficking victims in the El Paso, Texas area; build effective community service networks to respond to victims' needs; and provide training to increase awareness among criminal justice entities, social service providers, and the public of the rights and needs of trafficking victims. $75,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/OVC USA USA Tapestri           Tapestri will develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs for persons who have been identified by federal law enforcement as victims of severe forms of human trafficking of persons during the pre-certification phase in the state of Georgia. This project will support two law enforcement task forces (Atlanta and Cobb County). $250,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOJ/OVC USA USA YMCA of the Greater Houston Area           The YMCA will provide comprehensive services to victims of trafficking in Southeast Texas; build effective community service networks to respond to victim’s needs; and provide training to increase awareness among criminal justice entities, social service providers, and the public regarding the rights and needs of trafficking victims. $325,000 DOJ/OVC 2007
DOS/PRM USA United States -- global returns and transportation of family members. IOM     X   X Return, Reintegration, and Family Reunification for TIP Victims in the US: This project supports TVPA provisions for eligible family members abroad to be reunited with TIP victims in the US, and also provides return & reintegration for victims in the U.S. who want to return to their country of origin. The US Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, and its Reauthorizations of 2003 and 2005 include provisions for family reunification for T-Visa beneficiaries, yet many victims and NGOs do not have the necessary resources for this process. The program provides a safe and coordinated mechanism to bring eligible family members of trafficking victims from abroad to the United States. It is also available to victims of trafficking in the U.S. who elect not to apply for the T-Visa and who are in need of assistance to return to their country of origin. Assistance is provided on a case-by- case basis, and includes financial and logistical support for travel, pre-departure assistance and documentation, transportation and coordinated reception with NGO partners, as well as escorts for unaccompanied children. $295,000 MRA 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA US Conference of Catholic Bishops 88+ sub-contractors (125 locations) X X     Per-capita services and case management to victims of human trafficking $3,506,818 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA Polaris Project   X X     National Human Trafficking Resource Center Cooperative Agreement $394,452 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA Ketchum   X       National Human Trafficking Public Awareness campaign; coalition development $1,215,500 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Birmingham, AL Southeastern Network of Youth Services - Alabama   X X     Southeastern Network of Youth and Family Services will partner other NGOs to expand their outreach services to runaway and homeless youths vulnerable to trafficking. Contacts will be made to community organization that may come in contact with victims of human trafficking. $90,000 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Chicago, IL Salvation Army - Chicago Social Services   X X     The Salvation Army will implement an intervention model based on substance abuse literature to identify victims, engage them in the project, and assist victims to leave trafficking. $82,871 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Dallas, TX Mosaic Family Services   X X     Mosaic Family Services will utilize a multidisciplinary task force to identify victims of trafficking and provide them with services such as case management, referrals to legal services, medical care, immigration assistance, counseling, and employment assistance. $88,465 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Detroit, MI Alternatives for Girls   X X     Alternatives For Girls will conduct outreach to high-risk female teens and young women, including individuals in prostitution and unaccompanied runaway or homeless youth, especially along the Canadian/US border. They will establish or strengthen partnerships with the local law enforcement divisions, social service groups, and community agencies . $25,000 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/El Cajon, CA Center for Social Advocacy   X X     Center for Social Advocacy, a civil rights organization, will educate Spanish-speaking and Mizteco immigrant laborers about their human rights and distribute relevant resources. Service providers will also be educated. This project aims to identify victims of trafficking and to prosecute at least 1 trafficker or labor boss. $27,502 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Florida Immigrants Rights Advocacy Center Local grassroots organizations X X     IRAC will spearhead overall educational and outreach efforts related to human trafficking throughout its region. It will also assess the human trafficking situation in its geographic area and make sub-awards of 60 percent of its contracts to other local organizations to raise awareness about human trafficking and assist in identifying and rescuing victims. $666,666 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Los Angeles Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking   X X     A coalition of community and ethnic organizations will implement Sex Trafficking Outreach Project to target Russian, Korean and other victims of sex trafficking. Direct outreach will be made to potential victims in venue where their presence is likely. Efforts will be made to raise public awareness of trafficking. $75,000 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Milwaukee, WI Practical Strategies Local grassroots organizations X X     Practical Strategies will spearhead overall educational and outreach efforts related to human trafficking throughout its region. It will also assess the human trafficking situation in its geographic area and make sub-awards of 60 percent of its contracts to other local organizations to raise awareness about human trafficking and assist in identifying and rescuing victims. $174,284 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Minnesota Civil Society Local grassroots organizations   X X     Civil Society will spearhead overall educational and outreach efforts related to human trafficking throughout its region. It will also assess the human trafficking situation in its geographic area and make sub-awards of 60 percent of its contracts to other local organizations to raise awareness about human trafficking and assist in identifying and rescuing victims. $348,219 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/New York, NY Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS)   X X     Girls Educational and Mentoring Services is the only agency in New York City targeting young women ages 12-21, predominantly of color and from low-income background, who may be involved in or at risk for sexual exploitation and trafficking. GEMS will increase person-to-person outreach at prostitution locations, shelters, group homes, and detention facilities. $109,473 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Newark, NJ Polaris Project   X X     Polaris Project's New Jersey Victim Outreach Project will coordinate direct outreach efforts with the New Jersey Statewide Human Trafficking Taskforce. The team will target Asian, Eastern European, Latin American, and foreign national women and children in the commercial sex industry, as well as Latin American migrant farmers in low-wage industries. A multi-lingual 24-hour hotline service will also be available for self-reporting. $57,466 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Orlando, FL Southeastern Network of Youth Services - Florida   X X     Southeastern Network of Youth and Family Services will partner other NGOs to expand their outreach services to runaway and homeless youths vulnerable to trafficking. Contacts will be made to community organization that may come in contact with victims of human trafficking. $46,700 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Phoenix, AZ International Rescue Committee   X X     International Rescue Committee Phoenix will work with community partners to implement a media outreach campaign, as well as person-to-person outreach activities to victims of forced labor within the Latino Community. They will utilize linguistically and culturally appropriate mediums in venues frequently visited by their target population. $103,779 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Phoenix, AZ Catholic Social Services of Maricopa County, AZ    X X     Catholic Charities Community Services will identify and educate sex trafficking victims, offer them basic supplies, provide interpreter services, case management, and coordinate transportation to safe houses. Outreach activities will take place in areas where known prostitution and trafficking occur such as truck stops, Home Depots, gas stations, etc. Outreach workers will also participate in police sting operations to identify victims. $101,462 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Rochester, NY Farm worker Legal Services of NY Local grassroots organizations    X X       Farm worker Legal Services, in partnership with the Institutional Institute of Buffalo, will concentrate its migrant labor outreach education program on 25 camps notorious for trafficking. $75,537 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/San Francisco, CA Sage Project   X X     YEAR 2 -- Sage will conduct street outreach and offer comprehensive service provision to trafficking victims. They will also spearhead community networking and offer training necessary to create a sustainable, diverse anti-trafficking infrastructure. $121,979 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Southern CA Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition Local grassroots organizations   X X      BSCC will spearhead overall educational and outreach efforts related to human trafficking throughout its region. It will also assess the human trafficking situation in its geographic area and make sub-awards of 60 percent of its contracts to other local organizations to raise awareness about human trafficking and assist in identifying and rescuing victims. $601,159 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Springfield, IL Positive Options, referrals & Alternatives    X X       Positive Options, Referrals and Alternatives, Inc. will expand its trafficking outreach services to include street and fixed site outreach activities; collaboration with local social services agencies, churches, and businesses; and media outreach through billboards and internet announcements. $115,000 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/St. Paul, MN Breaking Free    X X     The proposed project combines and enhances the current outreach strengths of Breaking Free, an organization that serves prostituted women and girls and battered women, and the legal service expertise of Civil Society, an agency with extensive experience in serving immigrants and refugees. $110,000 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Tucker, GA Tapestri   X X     Tapestri will facilitate focus groups in Latino, Brazilian, and Korean communities to create "best practices" approaches to anti-trafficking outreach. In addition, educational trainings will be offered to health-care providers, faith-based organization, and other organizations within the three target communities. $48,772 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA USA/Weslaco, TX Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid   X X     Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid's anti-trafficking project, End Trafficking Today, will conduct person-to-person outreach to inform potential victims of their rights and available resources. Additional activities will be implemented to educate identified communities about human trafficking. $71,871 HHS Appropriations 2007
HHS/ORR/ACF USA/New Jersey counties USA/NJ counties Catholic Charities of Camden, Ocean, and Cape May, NJ Local grassroots organizations   X X       Catholic Charities of Diocese of Camden will partner with Rural Opportunities and USCCB/MRS to conduct direct person-to-person outreach and to offer services to migrant farm workers involved in trafficking. Educational outreach will be made through focus groups, informal meetings, and already-existing structures. $70,000 HHS Appropriations 2007


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